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    January 9, 2013
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yesterday. we will be in the mid-to-upper 50's around the bay and low-to-mid 50's around the coast and inland with possible showers this afternoon and evening. >> good morning, everyone. back to south san jose we have an overturned vehicle in a ditch off the side of the road southbound 101 at blossom hill. it is not blocking a lane but crews are on the scene. they will get a tow truck so it could be blocking the lane. bart and muni and caltrain, everyone off to a great start. we have road work north 85 at the 101 merge. >> today, a peninsula community is mobilizing to prepare for possible flood along a creek that caused major damage in a storm last in. abc7 news reporter is live in east palo alto. >> the creek is behind me, it
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looks mellow right now but do not let that fool you. the officials say this creek has caused problems and they expect it will cause problems again. so they will attack it today. they will line the creek with sandbags. it took them a day to prepare the sand bags. they filled 4,000 sandbags. they are hoping the sandbags will keep the creek contained for the rainy season. they are worried. the levee and the creek are damaged l is water that eroded the bank. the damage happened on christmas eve. there was heavy rain that night and the creek came up over the levee and flooded seven homes and streets. it cost $2.7 million for repairs. officials have to fine the money, the city of east palo alto does not have the money and they hope the state will help. figuring all that out, of
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courses takes time and they do not have time. we are in the middle of the rainy system so they will line the streets with sand bags, 4,000, hoping it is temporary only. >> today the ntsb joins the coast guard in investigating the collision on monday by an oil tanker in a bay bridge tower. abc7 has several new developments in the crash session to report. the coast guard says it warned the ship by radio it was in danger and the coast guard now is calling it a major marine casualty bass more than half a million in damage. this is a look from treasure island of the we ship, "overseas raymar" which is anchored in san francisco bay. we were over ahead when the coast guard investigators were on board yesterday interviewing the bar pilot, guy kleess, who was at helm when the accident
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occurred. he passed an alcohol test. a drug test result is pending. we will have more in 30 minutes. >> political leaders are tackling the issue of gun violence amid signs america is at a tipping point for taking action. vice president biden is holding high-level meetings today with victims groups, the n.r.a. and gun safety organizations. we are live in washington, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. the obama administration does not want to lose momentum for new gun legislation. they think now is the time to act. the vice president is bringing together all the stakeholders at the white house this week. >> the white house is speeding up efforts for a consensus on new gun legislation. a task force on gun violence headed by vice president biden meets this week with people on both sides of the gun debate: victims groups and gun safety organizations today and the national rifle association and gun owner groups on thursday.
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>> it is not a problem that can be solved by any specific action but includes mental health issues, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the one month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school approaching washington is facing pressure to take meanful action. former congressman gabrielle giffords who was badly injured two years ago is taking a prominent roam. she and her husband have launched an effort to push action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines and background checks on purchases. >> i bought a gun at wall heart and i went through a back ground check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ill to get guns. >> the shock over the elementary school shootings is leading to gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one innocent child being the victim
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of an accident or the target of unstable person it is well worth our time. at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> the biden task forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and president obama may act by executive order before congress. >> thank you very were. our time is 5:36. one of the newest city council members wants to use a controversial police tactic to get guns off the street, saying he supports strategies that include stop and frisk and says he thinks it will save lives. police have the authority to stop and frisk if they have real suspicions of breaking the law or if he is arm. officers take that practice too far stopping people if no other reason than the officer has a
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"hunch" or because of their age oration. a federal judge has ruled a similar program in new york city is unconstitutional. >> a vigil is planned in san francisco tonight to support the woman would was set on fire by her boyfriend. the 23-year-old starr lamare is expected to be in the hospital for several months for treatment of severe burns to her face and throat. police say she was doused with gasoline after an argument with her boyfriend outside a laundromat. members of the domestic violence group and bay area legal aid visited her in the hospital and are planning a vigil tonight. her boyfriend remains in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. >> pittsburg police have four burglary suspects in custody and credit a homeowner. neighbors saw four suspicious people leaving a home with valuables and officers caught they of the suspects and the
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fourth tried to hide in a neighbor's garage. the home owner was alerted by the dogs barking and found the 4th person hiding and held the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived and made the arrest. police say jewelry and electronics were stolen and throw suspects of juveniles. >> the nhl owners are meeting in new york city to vote on the tentative deal struck over the weekend to end their lockout. if the majority of the owners i approve the deal, the nhl will move closer to the end the four month lock out. a majority of 700 hockey players must aroof the deal and the nhl is expected to begin the 48-game season january 19. training camp included the sharks are slated to open on sunday. >> after the next weather system moves in maybe they can play hockey outside. >> we look at how cold it will be.
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mike? >> we will flood eric's driveway and charge to play hockey on it. >> charge them, that is the important part. >> it will go to charity. >> this morning, it is not bad out there. temperatures in the upper 30's to low 40's on the peninsula and in the south bay. we have mid-to-upper 40's around san rafael and oakland at 44, and fremont is at 47 and san francisco is 48 and half moon bay at 43. calm conditions out there. not much of a wind chill but the fog is nut going to dissipate soon. we will have to get sunlight to dissipate the fog. fog through 7:00 with temperatures in the upper 30's to mid-40's. we will have mostly clouds at balloon and low-to-mid 50's at 4:00. 4:00 all the way through the evening we have the best chance of a scattered light shower as the cold front comes law and the cold front will bring us the exceptionally cold mornings for
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the next several mornings into the weekend and we will talk about forecast advisories and freeze warnings. tomorrow, temperatures barely make it to 50 and low-to-mid 50's on friday and another chance of a shower on saturday. >> on south san jose southbound 101 before blossom hill road we have an overturned vehicle in a ditch on the shoulder. we have fire crews and a tow truck on the scene. you could find delay beyond the scene. cal train says the northbound 101 train is late ten minutes. muni and bart and other mass transit is looking good. abc7 app shows 205 mountain house parkway toward stockton we have foggy weather from the central valley which could slow things moving westbound toward 580 with heavy traffic on 205 according to our traffic
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spotters. this is a free app from apple's app and google play to get you navigating your commute. moving from 580 and 880 to the south and 80 westbound toward toll plaza, traffic is moving nicely. kristen and eric? >> the landmark church in the capitol in washington, dc, and the national cathedral take as stand over same-sex marriage. >> and root canal and erskine mh laboratories, which are
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will consider whether to block a suit by the u.s. government for the bailout of the company, a group filed the suit on behalf of the firm and shareholders and the complaint says the government did not provide shareholders just compensation when they took 80 percent stake in the insurance company part of a bailout. the board will decide in a month whether to take over the lawsuit or allow it to continue to pursue the complain. >> the private delegation from the united states visiting north korea on a humanitarian mission
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outlined unofficial business including google executive chairman led by former new mexico governor bill richardson with no official recognition by the up you but that is not stopping richarson from discussing military and humanitarian issues. >> the delegation has had three messages: first, moratorium on missile launches and no nuclear tests. second, the american detableee, treat him properly and give him proper justice. third, expand the internet and expand cell phones. that is good for the north korean people. >> the have it come as too weeks after north korea launched a long-range locket to put a satellite in space. >> the most prominent church will perform same-sex marriage. officials at the washington national cathedral announce their church will be among the first episcopal congregations to
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host same-sex marriage saying "being faithful to the kind of community that jesus would have us be." the 100-year-old cathedral is a spiritual sell for celebrations and funerals. >> latinos will showcase their talents in a salute to president obama prior to the inauguration. desperate housewives star will house the event as the kennedy center on sunday, january 20. comic george lopez and rita morena will appear. the musical guests at the inauguration january 21 including beyonce, and james taylor. >> a new poll could make you feel sorry for congress. might. might. only 9 percent of people surveyed held a favorable opinion of congress and 85
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percent held unfavorable view, they are less popular than root canals however, they can be thankful they do rank above the ebola virus and gonorrhea. >> hi! >> who is more popular, news typeors weather types? >> lice came out ahead of congress as well. >> no breakfast. >> scratching your head over that? >> yes! >> moving on to weather, we will show you what is going on outside. 5:17. it is a quiet start. you can see it is hazy around san francisco but not foggy like it is in other areas as we look southbound at vallejo street. live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry this morning. it is off to the north so when the storm comes in we can see it
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first and let you know when the showers will get to your neighborhood. sandy and spencer will do that because that is when the best chance of showers are in the afternoon and evening. this morning, we are okay at 36 in fairfield to 46 in san francisco. we have temperatures at 39 in gilroy to 43 in sal it nas and today scatters showers today and tomorrow and light and scattered. after that, the big story is how cold it will be, frosty away from the beaches through the weekend including san francisco could get to freezing. scattered showers on saturday, possible, again, very, very light. the storm system shows radar runs to the north, and really bright white clouds which are laden with moisture. so there is limited more but a lost cold air so when we are beyond the chance of a scattered
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shower which is best over the ocean is the frosty temperatures we will deal with. we will have to pay a lot more to be comfortable the next several days. from noon until 6:00, our chance of a scattered showers shows overnight into thursday our best chance is over the ocean where the greatest instability is, with a thunderstorm out there and small hail over the ocean and our snow level is down to 1,500 and maybe if a shower develops across the land it could pull the snow level down but with the miles an hour is limited, to we get anything it would be a dusting. it will be cool to see, though, zero to maybe .1". not much out there. now the game on saturday, 5:00, it will be 50 degrees for temperatures in the mid-40's, though, as we take on the packers in the playoffs. frosty cold morning on thursday, friday and saturday morning all possible and mid-50's for highs
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through the weekend and into next week. >> good morning, everyone, it is wednesday and the commute is looking good. if you are traveling 87 through san jose, toward 101 and beyond the h.p. pavilion, no fog and clear on the san mateo bridge with tail lights over toward the island and foster city side. eastbound looking good, toward hayward with no delays. south 101, at blossom hill a car flipped over and there is a tow truck on the scene. fire crews are there and partly blocking a lane to get that out but not much delay. a caltrain delay for northbound 101, rather, 101 rain at ten minutes with no other mass transit problems. >> congress is more popular than the kardashians. talk about a fat cat, a predicament, a chubby cat got
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into. >> the latest weight loss tool: a fork that keeps you from eating. >> today a fun addition with our favorite shows with our favorite tv personalities. we have real housewife and my favorite the cast of "abbey." that is all coming
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>> good wednesday morning, jimmy kimmel now has a new time and last night he has musical performers and actress jennifer
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aniston. >> three years since the last hair cut. let's go for it. >> i am going bald. >> i see it. >> is that good or bad having her cut your hair? >> jimmy kimmel, like, airs weeknights right here on abc7 at the new time following the abc7 news at 11:00, the abc news program "nightline" and then jimmy kimmel. >> will she let anyone touch her beautiful hair? >> not a good idea. >> mike nicco is standing by with a change. ready for a heavy jacket? >> and an extra jacket or extra blanket. showers to the north in the afternoon hours, and the rest of us are scattered with light showers in the afternoon and evening.
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the temperatures are mainly in the mid-50's and around the state you can see the storm system kicking up lower elevation showers and higher elevations, and the radar runs are not that impressive as the storm system is moisture starved. what you are seeing is a wide area of moisture but not much falling out of it. if you headed up to tahoe we will have snow this evening and snow showers tomorrow and there could be powder if you are headed up this weekend. >> road work is still out there eastbound 4 before bailey and railroad avenue and you can see slow sensors on the eastbound direction. westbound, though the news is it is already happening slowly out of antioch and fog to pittsburg and 20-minute drive to concord from antioch. south san jose, southbound 101, overturn in the ditch with crews on the scene and we have northbound caltrain delay at ten minutes. no other mass transit problems
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this morning. christian -- kristen and eric? >> thank you. a new gadget from the consumer electronics show is getting a lost buzz, a fork that vibrates when you eat too quickly, called "a happy fork." it works with your phone. our technology editor checked it out. >> it will tell you what you are eating and it will vibrate fur eat too fast. vibrate? vibrate? >> it is vibrating. i am a fast eater. >> the happy fork measures how long it takes to eat your meal, the amount of fork servings taken a minute and the intervals between fork servings. >> you know who can use the fork is the subject of the next story a cat in santa cruz resting back at home after having to be
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rescued by animal control. the cat is big and tries to squeeze between two poles but it got stuck. they tried to remove the cat which had an embedded microclip and the animal was reunited with its owners. the cat is said to be doing well. >> it eats with a folk? >> the wait is over for barry bonds ahead the major league baseball honor online if him today. >> vice president biden gets to work again on new gun control measures, the groups he is meeting with in just a few
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already, wednesday. 5:29. >> the weekend is right there on the horizon. i see it. i see cold temperatures. how about that, mike nicco? >> good call. scattered showers transition us to the cold temperatures. dry try now. a lot of cloud cover. a little bit fog but it has lifted a little bit. visibility is better in some areas, half a mile is better in santa rosa, and the fog is still thick in the east bay valley at quarter-mile visibility in livermore and concord. scattered showers possible and very light and scattered. most of us will notice the clouds and cooler conditions and mid-50's this afternoon. >> the problem is in livermore. good morning, everyone, we have debris in lanes causing multiple vehicles with flat tires at north livermore westbound 580
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speeds are good but the sensors are showing flat tires and delay westbound to the dublin/pleasanton area. southbound 238 beyond 580 we have first report of a stall and you could find slow traffic there moving to the castro valley area and caltrain northbound 101 train reporting ten-minute delay. >> federal investigators will give us a better idea of what exactly they will take a look at the oil tanker crash at the bay bridge. more details on the warning that the bar pilot received. our reporter was first to report the information live on the midday news yesterday. >> two investigations are underway, the coast guard investigation and ntsb has an investigator on the ground trying to figure what happened with the ship, the 750' "overseas raymar" is still anchored between alcatraz and treasure island. the bar pilot we learn was
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warned by the coast guard he was off course before the collision. the coast guard officials boarding the "overseas raymar" yesterday are conducting an investigation. the oil tanker sideswiped the base of the bay bridge tower to the west of the island, the closest tower. fog was probably not a factor and the bar pilot was warned by the coast guard vessel traffic service. we spoke with an attorney would has handled these incidents about the investigations. >> there is like a little black box and it shows the maneuvers of the vessel and i would look at the engine room logs and the deck log. >> ntsb investigating today and they will get on board the ship to see what is going on there and the crew of 20 on "overseas raymar" still on the ship and
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they are not allowed to get off and go anywhere else. the ship itself has to be fixed with a dented hull. how long will that take? also, the bay bridge suffered no structural damage and there were no injuries as a result of all of this. a lot of the investigation is still ahead. the ntsb will not have their findings for many months or maybe a year. live on treasure island for abc7 news. >> the abc7 news i-team uncovered new information on guy kleess the bar pilot at the helm of the "overseas raymar" at the time of the accident. there were three addresses under his name, one in san francisco and one in wyoming and the most current in maryland. this is video provided to us by the san francisco bar pilots who work a week on and a week off but they can trade shifts. we asked the shipping industry officials of the possibility of
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pilot fatigue and the possibility the bar pilot in this indication came to san francisco from maryland right before the crash. >> it is a fair question was he on a red eye the night before? >> absolutely. we do not know when he came on or off or when he got on the ship or when he got off the shift. >> the shipping industry has filed suit to get information of the pilot shift and whether they could be fatigued. in september, a judge ruled in favor of the shippers. the bar pilots and the board are appealing. abc7 was the first to report the collision on twitter and there are new developments at abc7 news bay area and abc7news.com. >> pittsburg police say a man acted in self-defense when he killed an intruder who broke in his apartment. it happened on east leland road yesterday morning. it was likely an attempted burglary. when the tenant saw someone trying to break in through the
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peephole he went to the bedroom and grabbed a gun. >> by the time he got back to the front door he is confronted by the suspect now in his house and the suspect engages in a physical altercation with our resident. during the altercation the resident loses control of the firearm. >> the tenant managed to grab a knife and stab the intruder in the neck killing in. the intruder was 54-year-old pittsburg man with an extensive criminal history and they arrested two other people who they believe had some connection to the intruder. >> vice president biden is meeting with victims groups and gun safety organizations the at white house today to look at fresh action on gun legislation. the national rifle association has also confirmed it will be among those meeting with biden task force today and tomorrow which is examining ways to control gun violence in the wake of the most recent mass shooting at a school in connecticut. president obama wants a report
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with policy plans by the end of the month. bay area congressman thompson is holding similar meetings here. our reporter will have more on that story coming up in ten minutes. >> in petaluma police are warning parents after a man tried to lure a 14-year-old girl in his car on monday afternoon. investigator say he asked the girl who attend as different school if she needed a ride. they say she refused and continued to walk. police say he apologized but insisted she got in the car and she flogged down a passerby for help and the suspect drove away. >> detectives describe hip as hispanic approximately 20 to 30, bald, with in facial hair with a tan complexion. he was wearing a black t-shirt. this morning, oakland police are expected to reveal more details on the second theft in two months at the oakland museum of california. this time, burglars stole an $800,000 golden box.
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police say it happened early monday morning and they stole a chuck of quartz from the gold rush era. there have been no arrests. >> water emergency is forcing an oakland hospital to postpone elective surgeries after a utility problem shut off water to the facility. no one could use the sinks or flush toilets. waters with restored late in the evening but not emergency surgeries have been put off until the staff makes sure that everything is okay. officials say patients were never in danger and the hospital, though, will not elaborate on the failure. >> barry bonds will find out this morning if he was voted in the hall of fame. they will announce the results of vote around 11:00 our time this morning and many have expressed reservations about bonds because questions of
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steroid use were votes are cast for the cy young award winner clemens and seem -- sammy sosa. >> a settlement between pg&e and a family that lost a mother and daughter in the san bruno gas explosion giving the family audit rights over the safety progress of the company. a mother and her 13-year-old daughter were among eight kills that destroyed 38 homes. in addition to monetary settlement the family attorney says pg&e must send progress reports on gas safety program. >> i looked at the temperatures the next couple of days...i will have to turn up the heat but i don't want to do that because the bill is so high. >> we have to think warmly. mike? >> the key is the next couple of days not this morning. we are waking up to temperatures close to yesterday.
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we still have fog. it is not as wide-spread fog as yesterday but it is local in spots. temperatures in the upper 30's to low 40's. we are slightly warmer around fremont at friend and san francisco at 48. fog is the big weather worry. mostly cloudy by noon, around 50 and in the low-to-mid 50's by 4:00 and scattered showers are moving in to our neighborhoods and hang around until evening with temperatures in the mid-50's tone, temperatures will be close to frosty inland and all of us have a chance on thursday night, friday night, and saturday night, of frost, so it is the coldest air mass of the year. a chance of a shower tomorrow over the ocean but we will barely make 50 tomorrow and in the throw mid-30's on friday and a slight chance of a shower on saturday and mid-50's then. we will check out the commute. >> back to westbound 580 filled
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with debris at north livermore causing flat tires and the cars are pulling to the side with significant slowing before the pass and you get beyond the liver more scene it picks up but still looking at under 20 minutes from the pass to the 680 junction. an overturned car is being pulled out of the ditch at blossom hill and speeds are good but the emergency crews are out there for a bit. southbound 238 beyond 580, stall blocking a lane of traffic, and we will look at the bay bridge come might this morning and so far tolls are looking good, with no delays and no problem on the upper deck. kristen and eric? >> it is 5:40. disgraced cycling star lance armstrong faces new allegations. next, the claim that he may have tried to bribe his way out of a drug investigation. >> the bay area city at the heart of innovation and technology turns to an old world
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representatives for lance armstrong offered a major donation up to $250,000 in 2004. at time, armstrong was under investigation for doping. last year, he was stripped of the seven titles. he is expected to openly discuss the scandal in his first no hold bar interview with oprah this month. >> there could be more parklets to best the outdoor dining scene, sidewalk seating areas that extend into a couple of street parking spaces. there are already a few in san jose. however, the city cannot afford to pay for more and the city council is allowing a plan to allow the businesses to pay for them at $25,000 each. some businesses say they are eager to try it and others say it is not cost effective. the pilot program will allow five businesses to move forward with the plans. >> muni officials have reduced
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schedules during holidays to save $275,000 and are considering doing it during spring break if march. transit officials say muni ridership was 30 percent to 4 percent of normal during the holidays so scaling back service made sense and downtown express service could have been scaled back more for additional savings. however, there were complaints of lack of service in the southeast part of the city and along mission street. >> cheaper iphone could be in the works. >> and now the bloomberg business report. >> first it was the ipad mini and now get ready for a small exercise cheap are iphone. apple will sell a $99 to $149 phone that could debut by the end of the year. investors looking at stronger-than-expected quarterly results and we had lower quote yesterday for stocks for the second day. women are doing most of the housework among unmarried couples even if they are the breadwinner according to the
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university of indianapolis researchers. they say this is especially true among lower income couples and if you want to avoid fights talk about who is going for do what before you move in. that is the new york stock exchange with the bloomberg business report. >> it is 5:46. i know you were checking the radar and returns and the computer for the temperatures and snow levels. >> dropping hail is possible. but there is not much moisture. if you were hoping if snow...you will have to travel far and wide because that is where the showers are, far and wide. at 5:47 this morning, it is beautiful from the east bay camera at everyville to san francisco which is hard to see because of some of the fog and some of the clouds that are hanging an empty you can see the clouds on live doppler 7 hd. we are all mostly cloudy with fog inland but no radar returns
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yet. we have to wait for the afternoon for that. have the wet weather just in case this morning you will be okay. as far as live doppler 7 hd, this is it for the morning hours. we will talk about the temperatures and see what we can do about getting those temperatures. they are not as cold as they were yesterday. about the same to a few degrees warmer and because of that we are seeing no frost but we will deal with frost the next couple of mornings and possibly all the way to the week end even around san francisco and scattered showers on saturday and the next few days and saturday showers are looking anemic as today and they are not impressive. just not a lot of moisture with the system. a huge area of cold air is the bigger story with this, cold front coming through, and it opens the door to the arctic
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plunge that will keep the temperatures well below average for the week end. at 7:00 this morning, we have clouds. at 1:00 o'clock we have a scattered shower or two near the north bay and friday afternoon, in the evening, a scattered shower is possible across the bay. by 9:00, the front is through and notice where the showers line up overnight, mostly over the ocean where the best instability is, with small hail possible and thursday our best chance of a scattered shower is going to be over the ocean as snow drops to 1,500'. we getting in to .1" which is how anemic the wet weather is. temperatures by the weekend are back in the mid-to-upper 50's. >> if you travel on cal train they experience a ten-minute delay northbound train 101. muni and bart and other mass transit on time this morning. southbound 101 at blossom hill still a tow truck on the side of
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the ride partly blocked with emergency crews because of an overturned flipped over in a ditch. in significant slowing so that is good news. we have debris in north livermore causing cars to pull to the sides of the road and flat tires are the problem. from the central valley you can see it is very, very slow and the east shore freeway beyond, beyond emeryville it is getting bunched up. >> you could get your tax refunds later this year, the i.r.s. is warning slight delays are possible because it will process most tax returns at the under of the month a week later than planned because congress took so long to reach a fiscal cliff deal. some will have to wait until february or march to file including those would claim residential energy credit, prosecute depreciation or general business credit. >> the white house is reportedly considering a new option for
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cutting american troop levels in afghanistan over the next year. the "los angeles times" reports that the obama administration has not ruled out withdrawing all u.s. troops from afghanistan after 2014. there are right now 66,000 in the country and the pentagon is pushing if 9,000 in 2015 and others want 3,000 or fewer. >> coming up, a neighborhood squabble over wild turkeys. >> an invitation by facebook create as frenzy in tech circles. >> diet drinks promise to keep the pounds off, right, but research says there is another unintended
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>> a 5:53. holiday shoppers responded so well to a new pricing strategy they will keep it up. a new trend is to check out an item in a store and thing go back to the computer and buy it cheaper online. to beat it over the holidays target matched online prices and now it will continue that practice year round. target says if you see a price on a website for amazon or best buy or toys 'r us or walmart you can get the same rice in the target store.
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>> starting at the bolt only -- bottom for the worst films are out and "breaking dawn two" led with 11 nominations including worst picture and worse lead act ors. on the opposite side of the spectrum, the oscar nominations will be announced tomorrow. you can watch the nominations like tomorrow morning right here on abc7 morning news at 5:30 so set your alarm and join us for oscar sunday february 24. >> now the weather forecast. >> we will start with the temperatures today and they are going to be mild. not as warm as they were yesterday. temperatures running in the mid-50's with mostly cloudy conditions and a stray shower possible for the north bay. late afternoon if evening hours that will slide south across the bay area. you can see not very impressive radar from the storm system to
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the north. that is where the moisture will stay. if you are headed to tahoe, 46 today and we will have snow today and better chan tomorrow. by the time you get there for the weekend there is friend powder. in southern california, about 70. >> caltrain delay at north 101 which is running ten minutes late. muni and bart and other mass transit is on time. the accident finally at south san jose 101 at blossom hill is new cleared and debris at 580 at north liver more causing flat tires. >> a pair of turkeys running loose and spotted at i-880 and wildlife services took this video after the neighbors complains but they will not remove the turkeys because some oppose taking the birds away.
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if the birds, they could be in danger according to the group the. >> facebook has an event last week at headquarters to unveil something new. they have sent out have it takes that which yous just one line "come see what we're. " and some say it could be a facebook phone but in the past zuckerberg has denied that. it has been more than a year since face book has held a news conference. >> diet drinks could lead to depression. artificially sweetened drinks show that adult whose consumed four a day officer theirry of developing depression. the research does not prove diet drinks cause depression but people dealing with diabetes and obesity consume dietrichs -- dietrichs and that can lead to depression. >> at 6:00, ready for the next
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storm, live on the peninsula with preparations underway in a few hours to make sure homes do not flood again. >> also head, health officials have been sending the alarm about the flu that is coming to california and doctors revel what they are seeing in the emergency room. >> the washington, dc known for hosting presidents and other world leaders and this morning, it will be right in the middle of the same-sex marriage debate good morning! wow.
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wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> at 6:00 today, public work crews in east palo alto place 4,000 sand bags along the creek that flooded a couple of weeks ago. >> the national transportation safety board will take part in the investigation over the tanker that sideswiped the bay bridge. we are learning more about bar
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pilot at helm. >> vice president biden will hold meetings with groups at the national debate on gun control continues. >> can a.m. on wednesday. it has been chilly but you ain't seening for yet. i am eric thomas. >> i am kristen sze. what will we see again? mike? >> we will look at live doppler 7 hd. here is the dry weather that is out there this morning. we do have moisture down at the ground level. especially in the east bay valley where you can see the shade of pink or mauve, whatever kristen says it is. that is dense fog until 9:00 this morning. visibility is down to quarter-mile visibility. for the bay we have a mild start, low-to-mid 40's and mostly clouds at balloon -- noon and around 50 and scattered showers in the evening as temperatures fall in the